US President Barack Obama embraces his daughter Malia as first lady Michelle Obama, daughter Sasha and John Roberts—AFP

US President Barack Obama embraces his daughter Malia as first lady Michelle Obama, daughter Sasha and John Roberts—AFP

US President Barack Obama embraces his daughter Malia as first lady Michelle Obama, daughter Sasha and John Roberts—AFP

India

In a move smacking of breathtaking insensitivity, the Haryana government chose the eve of Ambedkar Jayanti to announce that Gurgaon would henceforth be known as Gurugram.

There is a belief amongst members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that high voter turnout in the recently-concluded Assembly elections in Assam will go in their favour on May 19, the day of counti